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Police investigating shooting from a fight between 2 men at apartment complex

Auburn Police are investigating a shooting between two men at the Meadows on Lea Hill apartment homes Friday night. When police responded a report at… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2019

Inslee appoints McDonald to King County Superior Court

Prosecuting attorney part of team in Green River Killer case

  • Aug 9, 2019

Postal inspectors say they’ve ID’d trio of postal thieves

The Seattle Division of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service says it now knows who the two men and one woman are it claims have been… Continue reading

Auburn Police blotter | Aug. 9

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between July 30 and Aug. 3: July 30 Theft: Overnight, 4000 block of… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Aug. 9

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 243 calls for service between July 29 and Aug. 4, among them the following: July 29 House fire:… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2019

Full closure of Green River Road for construction delayed

The full closure of Green River Road that was scheduled to begin on Monday, Aug. 12, and be completed by Friday, Sept. 20, has been… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019

Woman recovering after being struck by truck; man who was killed identified

The woman hit and seriously injured by a truck as she was crossing an intersection near the Muckleshoot Casino in the early morning hours of… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019

Pacific Raceways plays a part in new movie

Kent track, drivers personified in 20th Century Fox’s new film, ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain,’ due out Friday

  • Aug 8, 2019

Daughters of the American Revolution honors cadet

The Lakota Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented the National Defense Marine JROTC bronze medal to Cadet Meah Tanner at Kentwood High… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019

U.S. Marshals offering $5,000 reward in search for man

Suspected of killing girlfriend and her young son; search is focused on Western U.S., Canada

  • Aug 8, 2019

Part of Kersey Way SE to close Aug. 12-14 for new elementary school construction | UPDATE

On Monday, Aug. 12, through Wednesday, Aug. 14 construction work by KLB Construction for the Auburn elementary school No. 15 project will require lane closures… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019

Auburn’s new financial director is on the job

Jamie Thomas is the city of Auburn’s new financial director. Thomas’ first day on the job was Monday, July 29. She succeeds Shelley Coleman, who… Continue reading

AuburnFest celebration returns to the park Aug. 9-11

Weekend includes a parade, entertainment, kids activities and car show

  • Aug 8, 2019

Charting the votes: first returns of Auburn City Council race; Prop 1 levy | UPDATED

Here are the first returns from Tuesday’s primary election as reported by King and Pierce county elections staff. Updated results will be made available and… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019

Construction work to close part of Mountain View Drive SW on Aug. 13-14

On Tuesday, Aug. 13, through Wednesday, Aug. 14, construction work by city of Auburn will require a closure of Mountain View Drive Southwest in both… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019

Mulenga, Burnett have early jump in race for Auburn City Council seat

The numbers will certainly change with each count in the coming days, but if the early returns of Tuesday’s primary election for Auburn City Council… Continue reading

Auburn Municipal Airport, which began operations in 1969, is one of the busiest of its kind in the state. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

City applies to FAA for $3.1 million to extend airport runway

Officials: longer runway would bring in more business

Auburn Municipal Airport, which began operations in 1969, is one of the busiest of its kind in the state. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

King County’s Prop. 1 parks levy is passing

Initial results from the Aug. 6 primary King County Council races are also in.

The Barkfest & Rover Romp 2018 raised more than $27,000 from donations, vendors, sponsors, registrations, and in-kind donations. COURTESY PHOTO

Auburn Valley Humane Society presents Barkfest & Rover Romp on Aug. 24

Event takes aim at largest fundraising goal to save homeless pets

  • Aug 7, 2019
The Barkfest & Rover Romp 2018 raised more than $27,000 from donations, vendors, sponsors, registrations, and in-kind donations. COURTESY PHOTO

Olympic Kennel Club celebrates 75 years with Aug. 14-18 show at Enumclaw Expo Center

The Olympic Kennel Club (OKC), an all-breed kennel club founded in 1944, celebrates 75 years of dog shows with its stop at the Enumclaw Expo… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019